We’ve all done it — fallen down the online rabbit hole. It’s easy to get lost in Google research or scrolling through social media.
If you’re already spending tons of time online, you can make the most of the World Wide Web (that’s an intentional #waybackwednesday reference) with our list of the 12 Must-Visit Websites for Business Professionals.
FOR BUSINESS NEWS
This site features dozens of articles each day on a wide range of business topics. Pressed for time? Check out their 10 Things Before the Opening Bell thread. The article is shared once a day in the early morning and sums up the 10 most important news you should be aware of right now. A perfect read for your morning coffee break.
Get insight on everything from tech news to the intersection of business & politics here. The Bloomberg homepage also provides real-time stock updates as well as a ticker featuring trending stories. Reading a few of these articles a day is sure to provide you with great conversation topics for your next networking event.
An even trendier way to get your business news, Mashable delivers stories that may not all be business but are definitely trending topics. Catch up on celebrity, sports and politics news, and take note how many shares each article has received to spot the most popular topics circling the web.
Created with innovative entrepreneurs in mind, this site offers news relevant to anyone building a startup, as well as advice on everything from establishing great company culture to hiring the right people. If you’re getting ready to launch your own business, stop by this site for some timely advice.
This site is another great resource featuring articles to help you better manage your employees, productivity and leadership. It also houses a wide range of advice to make your work life in general more manageable. Ultimately, it’s a must-visit site for anyone in business — entrepreneur or not.
Looking for templates, guides and other resources for your startup? You can find them for free in Score’s online library. Search according to your business stage, industry and desired format to yield dozens of results that’ll make your entrepreneurship life a little easier.
FOR CAREER ADVICE
This section of the New York Times features exclusive interviews with successful business executives. Their stories and insights on management will provide you with food for thought and help you learn how to be a more effective leader in the workplace.
Full of articles with quick tips on how to land, impress and excel at your job, this is the perfect go-to spot for job hunters and current employees alike. Stop by for advice on how to enhance your LinkedIn profile or polish off that résumé.
This site is all about having a successful work life, with articles on everything from increasing productivity to avoiding office conflict. You’ll find a lot of value in visiting this site regularly, and no doubt you’ll see a few articles that you’ll want to share with coworkers and friends.
FOR WOMEN IN BUSINESS
Created with millennial women in mind, Levo is the go-to spot for women in business. The site features advice articles, career guides (available for purchase) and job postings. You can also connect with other business-minded women on the site once you create your personal career profile.
Forbes.com is a great resource for anyone in business. But if you want to get a look at articles most relevant to women in the workplace, check out this section of their site. Many of the articles are also written with millennial-age women in mind.
Work Style Blogs
You probably follow a few fashion blogs for inspiration when going out, but did you know there are also fashion blogs to inspire your work wardrobe? Here are a few of our favorites: